Current Institutional Affiliation
Lecturer, Communication and General Studies (Sociology unit), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Award Information

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship 2013
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award):
Sociology, University of Ibadan
Biafra Renaissance and development in democratizing south eastern Nigeria

Struggle for secession and disintegration has continued to cause conflict in Nigeria even after the genocidal civil war of 1970. As a result of this, need to study the incessant quest to secede from the country by the south eastern region known as Biafrans has become of a great necessity. This research will examine the renaissance of Biafra in developing a democratized south east Nigeria. It will adopt quantitative research methodology; the study area will be in the south eastern region of Nigeria. It will select all the five States in the south-eastern region with four hundred respondents (male and female) purposively selected. Conflict, dependency and system theory will be adopted in explaining this work. The findings of this research will be thoroughly analysed, it will help elucidate and enlighten Nigerians/ 'Biafran' on the need for unity, peace and development in the nation. Keywords: Conflict, Civil war, Nigeria, Development, Biafra